Glossary

Numerics

128-bit WEP

Wired Equivalent Privacy security algorithm for wireless networks using encryption with 128-bit keys. More secure than 64-bit WEP.

2.4 GHz

Radio frequency spectrum allocated to unlicensed wireless devices, such as wireless networks and cordless phones.

5 GHz

Radio frequency spectrum allocated to unlicensed wireless devices, such as wireless networks and cordless phones.

64-bit WEP

Wired Equivalent Privacy security algorithm for wireless networks using encryption with 64-bit keys. Less secure than 128-bit WEP.

802.11

A family of standards that defines the rules for wireless LAN communications.

802.11a

A variant of the 802.11 standard that operates at 5 GHz and can achieve speeds up to 108 Mbps. This standard is not very popular ...

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